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Swimming advisory lifted on Okanagan’s Wood Lake

No signs of algae bloom or toxins in two consecutive weeks of testing
Wood Lake is once again safe to swim in as of July 16 following an algal bloom discovered April 21 which produced toxins. (District of Lake Country photo)

Beach-goers can safely make a splash into Wood Lake.

Interior Health has lifted a beach advisory for the lake after no signs of an algae bloom were visible and two consecutive weekly samples have not contained toxins.

READ MORE: ‘Wood Lake looks seriously unwell’: Lake Country residents

The bloom was first spotted in April, and since then residents have been advised not to swim in the lake.

READ MORE: Algal bloom found on Lake Country’s Wood Lake


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